- Gibril Wilson
birthdate=birth date and age|1981|11|12
birthplace= Freetown, Sierra Leone
debutteam=New York Giants
New York Giants(2004-2007)
Super Bowlchampion (XLII)
Gibril Donald Wilson (born
November 12, 1981in Freetowncite news|url=http://www.newspress.com/Top/Article/article.jsp?Section=SPORTS&ID=565342151690813578|title=This time, new Oakland Raider Gibril Wilson wasn't overlooked|work=mercurynews.com|date=2008-07-31] , Sierra Leone) is an American footballsafety for the Oakland Raidersof the National Football League.
Wilson (commonly known as G.B.) arrived in San Jose,
Californiawhen he was 5 years old with his parents and 5 other siblings.
Although he excelled in football at both receiver and defensive back position at Oak Grove High School, he drew little attention from any Division 1 schools. He initially attended
City College of San Francisco, and two years later was the top recruited junior college safetychoosing Tennessee (over USC, Oregon and Florida).
He was drafted by the
New York Giantsin the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft, with whom he later won Super Bowl XLII.
On Sunday September 21st 2008 Gibril Was Ejected from the Raiders- Bills game for punching Bills player Josh Reed.
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